Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Rockin' the Lib

Rolling Stones, Keith Richards admits, he has overdue books dating back to the 1960s from his hometown library in Dartford. Richards reckons the fines must be “astronomical”. Estimates are around 3000 GBP. Kent library director said, “...if he would like to come and visit and help us spread the word about what a great service this is, he would more than compensate us for the books he didn’t return.”

Richards’ autobiography, Life, is available in paper, audio, and e-book though the AFPL.

  “When you are growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully-the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equalizer.